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NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney Lyric Theatre: Billy Elliot
QPAC Lyric Theatre: Chicago
Comedy Theatre: Come From Away
Her Majesty’s Theatre: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Princess Theatre: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
State Theatre: Ragtime
Crown Theatre, Perth: Book of Mormon
AROUND AUSTRALIAN THEATRES
Opening Night: Ragtime
Congratulations to the cast and crew of The Production Company’s Ragtime. Audience members in attendance at Melbourne’s State Theatre on Saturday, November 2nd were treated to a master class in musical theatre.
A full review can be read at https://www.theatrepeople.com.au/ragtime-2/
If you are hoping to catch the show you only have until Sunday, November 10th. Tickets can be purchased from https://www.theproductioncompany.com.au/ragtime/
Cast of The Production Company’s Ragtime
Tour Announcement: Spamalot
After their sold out season at Sydney’s Hayes Theatre, One Eyed Man Productions presents an Australian Tour of the hillarious, musical comedy Spamalot.
Lovingly ripped from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot re- tells the story of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
Directed by Richard Carroll, the tour commences in Canberra in February 2020. Full tour dates and further information can be found at http://www.spamalotoz.com
Spamalot at Sydney’s Hayes Theatre
Cast Announcement: Home Grown
November 10th will see the latest edition of Melbourne’s Home Grown take place at Chapel of Chapel.
Bringing the music of Greg Lavell, Indy Angel, Kansley and Lidert, Katie Weston and Luke Di Somma to life are Megan Kozak, Ella Burns, Natalie Abbott, Andy Seymour, Benjamin Giraud, Imogen Spendlove, Evan Lever, Baylie Carson, Amberly Cull, Sam Richardson, Connor Morel, Jerome Javier, Lachy Geary, Yashith Fernando, Tayla Muir, Duane McGregor, Sharon Wills and Callum Warrender.
Further information and ticket purchasing information can be found at https://sa2.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/MobileTicketRequest?presenter=AUCOS&event=HOMENOV&flow=mobile&tck=true
Cast of Home Grown’s November Show
Performer Announcement: Carols in the Domain
Woolworth’s Carols in the Domain is a tradition for many families each year as they attend the event at The Domain or tune in to watch on TV.
For many performers, the event is also a tradition. Announced these last few weeks are stars of the stage Lucy Durack (WICKED, Shrek), Todd McKenney (Shrek, Dancing with the Stars) and Mark Vincent (Dirty Dancing).
Further performers to be announced
Charlie cast teams up with children’s charity to defeat cancer
The cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory brought smiles to the faces of some very special children from My Room- Children’s Cancer Charity on October 28th.
The sweetness continued as $35, 635.40 was raised for the charity with a cheque presented to them on the evening.
Well done to everyone involved !
NEW SOUTH WALES
Capitol Theatre: School of Rock (November 8th)
Hayes Theatre: H.M.S. Pinafore (November 8th)
Chapel off Chapel: Legally Blonde (November 23rd)
Southbank Theatre: Kiss of a Spider Woman (November 18th)
QPAC Lyric Theatre: Chicago (December 6th)
State Theatre: Ragtime (November 10th)
Crown Theatre, Perth: Book of Mormon (November 17th)